Fire claims Santa Clara family's home, dog (5:30 a.m.)

There are 1 comment on the Las Cruces Sun-News story from Jul 1, 2009, titled Fire claims Santa Clara family's home, dog (5:30 a.m.). In it, Las Cruces Sun-News reports that:

SANTA CLARA The fire that destroyed a Santa Clara home Monday also took the life of one of the family's dogs, a Chihuahua named "Chico pero Pelioso" meaning "small but feisty." The family's other dog, Chewy, a Lhasa Apso, was pulled from the fire and given mouth-to-mouth resuscitation at the scene by Santa Clara Police Chief Paul Jasso.

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Las Cruces, NM

#1 Jul 1, 2009
This story is AWESOME! I'm already envisioning using this as a scene in a movie I'll make someday.

By the way, all Chihuahuas are "small but feisty" and everything in life is a 50/50 chance. Thanks for pointing out the obvious.

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